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CVE-2008-1072 Detail

Description

The TFTP dissector in Wireshark (formerly Ethereal) 0.6.0 through 0.99.7, when running on Ubuntu 7.10, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash or memory consumption) via a malformed packet, possibly related to a Cairo library bug.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/28/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/17/2008)

The affected version of Wireshark as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 were fixed via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0890.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00001.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-32.xml
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-392.htm
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0092
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:057
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0890.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/488967/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28025
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019515
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0704
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2773
http://www.wireshark.org/security/wnpa-sec-2008-01.html
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2296
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10188
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00140.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00228.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10188
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10188

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1072
NVD Published Date:
02/28/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017